Maharashtra HSC 2017 (class 12) Mathematics exam question paper got leaked on Whatsapp.
After Maharashtra HSC (class 12) Mathematics exam question paper got leaked on Whatsapp, which was the fourth paper to seep out after Marathi, Secretarial Practice and Physics, now reports of Commerce paper being is doing rounds on social media.
According to reports, the commerce paper was leaked and five students have been booked so far.
Here is how students were caught:
As reported by PTI, mobile phones of students had pictures of the Book Keeping and Accountancy question papers
The paper leak case was registered at two different exam centres in Kandivali
The photographs were seen when students were checked when they arrived at the exam centres in Naravane School and Balbharti Junior College
Statement from senior official:
"The photographs of today's question paper were found stored in their mobile phones. They have been booked under the relevant sections of Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices at University, Board and Other Specified Exams Act as well as the IT Act"
Further, the police said that the students have not been arrested as "their exam is underway/"
"This is not the right time to take any harsh action," the officer added
The Maharashtra class 12 board 2017 began on February 28 where over 15 lakh students took the examination.
Meanwhile, the class 12 exams will be concluded by March 25, while the class 10 examinations will begin from March 7 and will continue till April 1.
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education is an autonomous body established under the provisions of the Maharashtra Act No. 41 of 1965. The board conducts the HSC and SSC Examinations in the state of Maharashtra through its nine Divisional Boards located in Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, Kolhapur, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur and Ratnagiri.